Translation of post exchange in Spanish:
- (in US)economato (masculine) or cooperativa (feminine) militarExample sentences
- The post exchange at Camp Victory did not save a soldier who was killed by a mortar right outside its front door.
- While the soldiers lack a post exchange in which to shop, have limited laundry facilities and as of yet, no plane tickets home, they seem pleased with their temporary home.
- We stand in line to eat, shower, use the latrine and shop at the post exchange.
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A portero is a superintendent in an apartment building who looks after it, keeps it clean, delivers mail, and keeps an eye on comings and goings. Porteros often have an apartment in the building as part of their pay. The portero, and particularly the female portera, are part of popular culture. They have a reputation for being inquisitive and fond of gossip.